He was born April 10, 1943 the son, of George Rex Griffith and Mary Katherine Cole Griffith.
He was a member of the South Side Gospel Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Alford "Skippy" Griffith, and two sisters, Sandra "Suzie" McNeal, Linda Griffith.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Shelton Griffith; three sons, Robert "Clyde" Griffith Jr., Tom Griffith, and Scott Griffith all of Linton; two daughters, Lorie McKain of Carlisle, and Katie Hauck of Terre Haute; five sisters, Gaynell Burch of Newburgh, IN., Jenny Lou Barnett of Newburgh, IN., Marilynn "Sis" Jones of Hindsboro, ILL., Vickie Griffith of Plymouth, IN., Kathy Love of Eustis, FL.; 23 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and seven great great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 5, 2010 at Banks and Brust Funeral Home in Sulivan with Rev. Gary Shelton officiating. Interment in the K of P Cemetery in Hymera. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.